Police investigating deadly pedestrian crash in St. Petersburg

Pinellas County

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – A person in custody following a crash that killed a pedestrian in St. Petersburg Monday afternoon.

According to St. Petersburg police, Olga Davis, 44 was driving southbound on 4th Street North at a high rate of speed, weaving across the three southbound lanes.

Police say Davis lost control of her vehicle and began sliding.

An unidentified man, who was walking south on the west sidewalk of 4th Street, was struck as Davis’ vehicle left the roadway and ran into a building at 8934 4th Street North.

The pedestrian died at the scene and Davis was transported to Bayfront Health St Petersburg.

Although the investigation is ongoing when Davis was released from the hospital, she was arrested for DUI manslaughter, vehicular homicide and DUI property damage and taken to the Pinellas County Jail.

Police have not yet identified the pedestrian.

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April 24 2021 08:00 am

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